Do I have Oral Cancer - Many of us are of the belief that oral cancers do not develop in healthy persons – especially those who are not habituated smokers and drinkers. But it is not always true because there are certain risk factors which may increase the risk of oral cancer even in relatively [...]
The conditions that may radiate pain to ears include sinusitis, inflammation of temporo-mandibular joint, injury to the ear, dental problems, tonsillitis and pharyngitis, carotid artery pain, thyroid inflammation, trigeminal neuralgia and mastoiditis.
Many of us don’t even care to talk about earwax and prefer avoiding it assuming that it is bad, but in real terms earwax is not at all bad. Excessive earwax is a big cause for concern for many people; however, wax is not something to worry about because earwax helps in trapping small particles [...]
Hearing impairment: If you say “what did you say” then the alarming bells are ringing in your ears – which means you need to see an ENT specialist. Nearly 20% of the people between ages 45 to 65 years tend to develop hearing issues as they age. And the hearing problems get aggravated by ear [...]
In patients who exhibit one or more of the symptoms associated with deviated septum, an ENT Surgeon after an examination may advise a surgery called a Septoplasty or deviated septum surgery. The procedure is typically performed inside the nose with no external scars. An incision is made within the nose and the lining is lifted [...]
Lip Cancer Early Signs: Excessive Sun Exposure to your Lips can increase the risk of Oral Cancer. Excessive, prolonged and unprotected sun exposure to the skin in and around lip area is linked with the oral cancer risk. Poor nutrition and prolonged outdoor works in intense sunlight increase the risk of cancers of the lip [...]
To reduce the risk of Oral Cancer: Avoid chewing tobacco-based products Avoid alcohol and smoking Don’t combine tobacco use and alcohol use Avoid long sun exposure Avoid high risk unprotected oral sex with multiple partners Maintain Good oral hygiene Wear protective masks while working with metals, wood, leather and flour dust